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Catalana Occidente Reviews

Updated January 25, 2017
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José María Serra
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  1. "Compensations and Claims"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Catalana Occidente full-time

    Pros

    Great people, always willing to help; good conditions; easy and open communication with partners and superiors. Relative flexibility (1 hour in the morning, to be compensated at the end).

    Cons

    Very monotonous work; lack of motivation since there are not personal goals. There is no way to measure or see your output/ impact in the society ( the contrary is true: you try to pay less to the injured which is not a thing you feel proud of, unless you know they are trying to fool you, which also happens very often).

    if you don´t love the insurance field (which I do not).


  2. "Good location"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Catalana Occidente full-time

    Pros

    The main offices, located in front of the Congress, with great views. The people who work there are usually friendly and amicable.

    Cons

    Really fixed hierarchy. Too much bureaucracy for getting anything done. You need to speak to three different departments for everything.

    Advice to Management

    Cut down on the bureaucracy. It's people who generate value, not paper trails.


  3. "medium class company"

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    Current Employee - Programador in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Programador in Madrid (Spain)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Catalana Occidente full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    social benefits, stability, normal salary, prestige

    Cons

    long hours, not extra paid hours, old workers, so many bosses, not proffesional development


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  5. "9 months Intenrship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Catalana Occidente part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast learning environment with chance to progress very quickly for high performers Decent work/life balance. The people are smart and genuinely supportive

    Cons

    Work is boring and anybody can do it, yo do not need specific background


  6. "Good conditions"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barcelona (Spain)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Barcelona (Spain)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Catalana Occidente (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good starting salary, benefits and bonus

    Cons

    No salary increase in almost 4 years

    Advice to Management

    Introduce performance reviews and link them to salary increases